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Space Dust: More than Just a Cloud of Gas and Dust

A Collection of Space Dust

A Collection of Space Dust

Space dust, also known as cosmic dust, is a collection matter ranging from a few molecules to around .1 mm in size.  While this dust was once considered by astronomers to simply be an annoying obstruction for those trying to observe objects in outer space, further research has shown that it is actually a key component to various astrophysical processes.

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